20 Things to Do in Douglas County This Weekend With Kids

Family Activities & Events in Highlands Ranch, Parker, Castle Rock, Lone Tree, & Nearby Areas

By Kyrie Collins, Macaroni KID Highlands Ranch-Parker-Castle Rock-Lone Tree Publisher April 21, 2024

Are you looking for fun family activities this weekend in and near Douglas County? We've got some recommendations for you! 

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1. 🌾 SCFD Free Day (All Ages) at Four Mile Historic Park, Denver

2. ⛰️ Wild Things (Ages 0-6) at Backcountry Wilderness Area, Highlands Ranch

3. πŸ§’ STEAM Discovery Series: STEAMology ~ Fri/Sat (Ages 2-5) at PACE Center, Parker

4. 🐾 Wild in Our Town (All Ages) at DCL in Castle Rock

5. 🎨 KidZArt Youth Pizza & Paint Night: Cactus Landscape (Ages 6-12) at The Cantril Schoolhouse, Castle Rock

6. 🦘 Middle School Mania (Ages 11-14) at Urban Air Park Meadows

7. 🎭 PAA Presents: Into the Woods JR ~ April 25-26 (All Ages) at St. Luke's UMC, Highlands Ranch

8. 🎭 The Drowsy Chaperone JR ~ April 25-27 (Ages 10+) at Sagewood Middle School, Parker

9. πŸ†’ Middle School Madness (6th-8th Grade) at The MAC, Castle Rock


10. ♾️ Summer Low Sensory Morning (All Ages) at Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street

11. 🌳 Arbor Day Celebration (All Ages) at Discovery Park, Parker

12. 🌈 Kids Club: Friendship Bracelets (Ages 4+) at participating Michaels

13. β˜€οΈ Sunshine and Storytime (Ages 0-5) at Backcountry Wilderness Area, Highlands Ranch

14. 🎭 Roxborough Puppet Theater (Ages 3-7) at Roxborough State Park

15. ⛰️ Family Survival Skills (Ages 7+) at Backcountry Wilderness Area, Highlands Ranch

16. 🏁 Monster Jam (All Ages) at Empower Field at Mile High, Denver

17. 🎢 Lone Tree Sessions: Avery*Sunshine (Ages 10+) at Lone Tree Arts Center


18. 🟨 Pokémon Trainer's Club (All Ages) at Game Train USA, Highlands Ranch

19. 🎢 Parker Chorale: Vocal Bliss from Baroque to Broadway (All Ages) at PACE Center, Parker

20. 🎢 Denver Concert Band Presents American Landscapes (All Ages) at Lone Tree Arts Center

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May 30 - June 9

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